Riff: Iggy and The Stooges – “Dirty Deal”

Apr 30, 2013

Met a creep who gets things done/He told me I’m the number one/He knew I was innocent/I knew he was fucking bent

from Dirty Deal lyrics by Iggy and The Stooges

Iggy and the Stooges attack crooked, underhanded charlatans of the recording industry (and the world in general). The execution is somewhat hit-and-miss, but the bomb-heavy lines are impressive; [LISTEN].

Riff by Karl Ernest

Karl is a Seattle-based musician and writer at SONGLYRICS; a veteran of both east and west-coast scenes, he has performed with the likes of The Ying Yang Twins, David Arquette, Wynton Marsalis, among others. But he's no stranger to seedy dives or house shows, either.

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